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Angelina Jolie Releases Statement in Defense of Syrian Children

Angelina Jolie Releases Statement in Defense of Syrian Children

Angelina Jolie has released a statement about the children of Syria and the horrific conditions they are subject to in order to raise awareness in the international community.

“What is happening to the children of Syria is sickening,” the 38-year-old actress and UNHCR Special Envoy said in a statement (via E! News). “Thousands of innocent young boys and girls have lost their lives in horrific circumstances, including in recent attacks near Damascus. And now one million Syrian children are struggling to survive as refugees in heart-breaking conditions.”

“Each one of these child refugees is an innocent victim of a senseless conflict. These vulnerable children need shelter, food and assistance. But above all, they need security,” Angelina added.

Angelina then urged, “The international community must not look away from Syria, they must renew the search for peace with urgency and determination.”

To find out more about Angelina‘s work and her cause, visit the UNHCR website.

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  • Marvin

    Because things are going to change because some has been actress speaks up, right? Thank god we have Lara Croft! Everything will be fine now.

  • Ssshhii_baby

    She is a living angel..thank you for being beautiful inside out😍brad was right..she truly is the best gift he can give his children. Thanks brad for following your heart. sacrifice everything in order to capture her heart😍

  • Love the JoliePitts

    Beautiful lady with a heart of gold and filled with so much Compassion and Love.
    .
    Thank you, Angelina, for all you do and say for those who have no voice in this unbelievable nightmare.
    .
    I am giving thanks that this war will end soon and all the displaced Syrian people will be able to return home. They want their homeland restored to them in peace and that is what they deserve.
    .
    These little innocent, beautiful children deserve peace and stability and my heart’s prayer is that they will receive all of that and more. This senseless war must stop. Nothing has been gained by it and so much has been lost. These little children deserve so much better. They are the world’s future. Peace now!

  • Ssshhii_baby

    @neil: thankyou

  • Dawne

    @vickifromtexas:

    truer words never spoken.

  • Wonderbust

    @Marvin:
    who knew has -been actresses could be the highest paid in hollywood and be starring in 150mil plus big budget movie meanwhile given the chance to direct a movie based on a best selling book and written by four time Academy award winner the Coen Brothers. Waving to all the lovely JP fans. As Vicki said these trolls can write all the garbage they want but they can never diminish or quiet Angelina’s voice. I continue to be impressed with her. Angelina surrounds herself with intelligent people such as Nicholas Kristof(Half the Sky is a must read), Jeffrey Sachs(End of Poverty is another good one)Tina Brown, Paul Allen, the list goes on. Look up the resumes of the people I have listed. This is why certain “fanbases” are so pressed. For the people who want to judge her because of her past especially religious people, wasn’t St. Paul a sinner, wasn’t David an adulterer.

  • offtheproperty

    Fine, don’t look away, do whatever you possibly can to help the children who are victims of their own parents’ inability to solve their problems without violence, cruelty and death — the essential culture of all muslim societies everywhere.
    Do whatever you possibly can to help the innocent children — but don’t bring any of them here!
    Not any of them.
    Because they bring their culture with them.

  • Wonderbust

    bringing this over again. This is from 2008..Angelina is already an icon.
    As Jolie left, Ted Sorenson, who as JFK’s speechwriter spent a lot of time with the most famous brunette of that era, summed up his impression of the actress.

    “Frankly, I came a skeptic,” he said, “but am leaving impressed.”
    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2008/10/19/shes-actually-smart.html

  • Wonderbust

    How ironic Nicholas Kristof actually wrote an article in the NYTIMES in response to the dailybeast article saying Angie is actually smart. He defends her and makes interesting points.
    http://kristof.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/10/20/angelina-jolie-and-darfur/?_r=0
    Frankly, if a celebrity isn’t genuinely interested in poverty and is simply trying to get good press, there are better ways to do it. Traveling to Darfur or Congo is dangerous, expensive and uncomfortable, and the outhouses have bats, scorpions and camel spiders. But if a celebrity is willing to put up with such challenges, he or she can get public attention in a way that no one else can. I once was on a panel where Angelina’s eyes filled up as she spoke of Iraqi refugees she had met in Syria; for anybody who was there, that scene was worth 100 of my columns. And ditto for her speech on Friday at the Council on Foreign Relations.

    So let’s lay off the snarkiness. Until we have an administration that cares about these issues, we have to accept moral leadership where we can find it — and that includes celebrities who care.

  • Wonderbust

    I’ll gladly take being friends with Kristof, Sachs, Marianne Pearl, and Paul Allen anyday over being friends with the likes of……….. you know who. have a great Friday night and weekend.

  • danielle

    @neil: not a hobby… @FILTHY|JOLIE|*****|PANTIES needs a psychiatrist… wow so creepy…
    she’s such a good human being… more celebs should follow her footsteps…

  • didi

    @Marvin: at least she’s trying… what the f*ck r u doing for them? asshole…

  • Lylian

    Bringing over From previous thread:
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    @Passing Through:
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    A pandemic of vomiting billions caused by viewing pix of Tacky slipping Ticky the tongue is the last thing the world needs right now.
    .
    >>>>>>>>>>
    .
    URGH!!! MY COMPUTER SCREEN!! MY KEYBOARD!! MY COFFEEE!!
    .
    YAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

  • Jen the Hag

    Great while Angelina is minding her own business that is helping the refugees the braindead HAGS has got nothing to do but post their insane jealousy and idiotic comment.. i wish there’s a genie that would drop off these UGLY HAGS on a war zone and be one of those helpless refugees they think is not worth the help.. then let see how would they feel !!

  • anustin

    Bless my girl,Anjie’s.

  • Lylian

    I’m happy to send money to support the Syrian refugees but for myself, I don’t want Australian troops sent there on the ground and be engaged in a civil war.
    .
    Syrians could be dominated because the Assad family could exploit divisions. In Iraq, Saddam Hussein did the same thing. In Egypt, we see the potential for civil war as well.
    .
    Looking at Iraq after the Americans and their allies arrived, there was more fighting because it was Saddam’s brutality which held the nation together. (Yes, I understand the colonial presence, the drawing of national boundaries without regard for tribes and ethinicity or religion etc..) But more than 50 years on, there is still no sensible discussion on what to do. The arc of political resolution in the middle east is long and I don’t know how it bends which is why I would prefer australia to stay out of the war, even if we have to fund refugee camps.
    .
    As for the Arabs I met during the 9 months I worked there 3 years ago, there were certainly no thanks from them. When the Western powers sent in their troops, they just saw it as America and the western powers interfering, securing their own interests and influence for oil and resources. It was all our fault – whether because of the way national boundaries were drawn after colonisation, or because of self interested western interference.
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    I don’t deny that this is true but it is only half the story.
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    I don’t believe any nation should expect another nation to act against it’s own self interest. That’s childish and immature political thinking. Rather, each nation should ask itself – how should our nation align its interests with other nations particularly those more powerful then our own, in such a way that our people too can benefit. Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan, and other nations in the Asia Pacific region have figured out how to align their national interests with the Western powers and thrived. I have very little sympathy for this blaming of “Western powers” for interfering and installing puppet leaders who are then mean to them. Because if you look at what happened in Asia Pacific, if you look at Vietnam, China, Indonesia, and other nations – they have learnt to work with “Western Powers” and are doing very well.
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    Now I know the argument, – it’s because AP don’t have oil. That is true. But it’s not the oil, it’s how you use what you have. Having oil is a double edged sword, both a strength and a weakness. Not having oil is also a double edged sword. If you have oil, you can use it as a tool for leverage in global politics – the OPEC oil shock in the1970′s I remember that!! None of the Asia Pac states ever had such leverage in global politics. But at the end of the day, its how you use your resources that counts. The nations which have done the best politically and economically in Asia Pacific are not the countries with the richest natural resources (think Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand), but the countries with virtually no natural resources except for its people. Japan, Taiwan, South Korea. I’m excluding 2 other obvious examples, Hong Kong and Singapore because they are city states and I think, needs to be in a category of their own.
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    Help feed, educate, house Syrians. YES. Help resettle some in Australia – those who are moderate muslims who accept Australian SECULAR culture of tolerance AND the rule of law. YES. But not those who want to cling to old ways and old rivalries in Australia and who think that Austalian women who don’t cover up are just raw meat waiting for flies to settle on them. NO.

  • Her Looks….

    are really beginning to change now. She always looked scary when she was young, like she’d kick your butt. Now her face/features have softened considerably. She’s looking more and more like her mother.

  • Media Wh@re MANiston

    OT: Just saw Linda Ronstadt has Parkinson. I didn’t recognize her. She looks so different. She looks good for a 67 year old.

  • CLINIQUA

    Please excuse my absence, I got wind that daredevil gigli was to be the next batman, and became physically ill. ..and to the devils advocate who wrote some nonsense about the Heath ledger naysayers being wrong about him – to him i say, F.U….as someone much quicker than i, wrote back – Heath was in the joker costume from start to finish, not one iota of the early blonde pinup Heath was identifiable thru the garish joker paint, but affleck, will have to look EXACTLY like jug head Affleck looks, for much of the film. Affleck’s problem, unlike heath’s, is 1) he’s a suck azz actor and 2) he is a self aware egomaniac (which in large part is why he sucks). Don’t get me wrong you can be an egomaniac and be brilliant (see Brando…and most actors frankly), but when your ego rules over your need to be another character, and you can’t resist theoretically/figuratively peeking at your own mug, then you’re a fail…and affleck always, always peeks…he’s like Maniston in that regard…unable to leave the anuston narcissism at the door…she won’t take on a character without her same ol tan and same ol hair…if forced, she’ll maybe do a wig designed by her own personal hair boy, but if her lighting’s fcked…she’ll lobby the studio to pay for do-overs. Yah, affleck’s that kind of schmo. Poor batman afficionados…and fanboys…and lovers of good acting. Sigh….
    .
    Now on to other nightmares….
    …the clockwork middleaged t&a show from Maniston and Ted bundeoux -predictable photo-opping.at its finest. The maniston hoax strikes again…but I ask you, have you ever seen a more lackluster boring display in life? If that kiss were a meat by product it would be beef jerky. No tongue, just pursed clenched thin lips..mashing. Ugh. Bleh. She almost looks like she’s recoiling in one pic…hahahah…then, I realized why…Ted bundeoux is without his head covering (no yarmulke, no ball cap, no helmet in sight), being on vacay, sans the hair boy, that means the receding bald noggin is in full effect…Maniston predictably, is grossed out…’how DARE you try and kiss me without getting your bald spot covered over first you ahole! Don’t you know Brad is walking around with a thick head of luxurious golden blonde locks as we speak, you greasy short tool!! Have you learned nothing in the year we’ve been public…I don’t want to see your bald head, it’s bad enough we’re the same height!’
    .
    Muahahahah

  • annie

    who is she appealing to????? we, the people, would love to have peace if we could. She should appeal to the President of United States, if she isnt too concerned with her fan base. Maybe he’ll listen to her.

  • CLINIQUA

    @annie:
    .
    Thanks Annie Coulter…why I recall when you ‘wanted peace’when bushcheney started 3 wars simultaneously making whole countries refugees ..except…I never saw you once rail at those presidents..or beautiful humanitarian Oscar winners.

  • https://twitter.com/PloyPhet27 nok thailand

    Great! Angelina. ^_^
    Beautiful children.

    Thanks for the news Jast Jared. Good job!

    มีข่าวที่ดี สร้างสรรค์ มาให้ติดตามเรื่อยๆ สำหรับ Jolie-Pitt family so cute. ^_^

  • Phool

    Statement by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie on the 1 millionth Syrian Child Refugee
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    Source: UNHCR – Sat, 24 Aug 2013 06:54 AM
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    What is happening to the children of Syria is sickening.

    Thousands of innocent young boys and girls have lost their lives in horrific circumstances, including in recent attacks near Damascus.

    And now one million Syrian children are struggling to survive as refugees in heart-breaking conditions.

    Each of these child refugees is an innocent victim of a senseless conflict.These vulnerable children need shelter, food and assistance. But above all, they need security.The international community must not look away from Syria, they must renew the search for peace with urgency and determination.

  • Phool

    Good morning ladies.

    Especially shout out to all the lovely ladies out there Rose , Passing Through, NAN, Jaye, Premalee, Josephina, Were the morons, Jen The Hag, Lylian, First and last post, Ssshhii_Baby, Bizzy Bee, Noplace, QQQQ, Groundcontrol, Lurker, William Bradley&The Jolie, Susan, Dawne, Tish, Anustin, WonderBust, Love The Jolie Pitts, Fyi12, plz, MIR, JP Fan, Vickifromtexas, tweet, juju, Bea, Who,yolly, briseis, Lucy, fyi, Media Wh@re MANiston, Lylian, Cliniqua, AWHODAT!, juju, Go Figure!, Sunny, plez, Lily, Lurker and all the lurkers out there I hope you all have a great day take care take care God Bless.

    **********************************************************************

  • Phool

    Bravo Angelina Bravo for speaking the truth and being the voice for the voiceless, keep doing the good work.

  • Phool

    UN: Syria’s children dealing with ‘trauma and anger’
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    Syria risks a “lost generation” of children who are dealing with “trauma and anger”, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees has said.

    “I’ve seen people with loss of speech… one child of four years old… compulsively shooting with a toy gun,” Antonio Guterres added.

    The UN says children now make up half of all refugees fleeing Syria. About three-quarters of those children are under 11.

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23811520

  • Phool

    Child refugees fleeing Syria reach one million
    Another two million minors are often attacked or recruited as fighters
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    The number of Syrian children forced to flee their devastated homeland yesterday reached a million, half of all the refugees driven abroad by the conflict, the UN said.Another two million Syrian minors are uprooted within their country and are often attacked or recruited as fighters in violation of humanitarian law, the UN refugee agency UNHCR and UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) said.

    .

    “The youth of Syria are losing their homes, their family members and their futures. Even after they have crossed a border to safety, they are traumatised, depressed and in need of a reason for hope,” Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said in a statement.

    .

    Nearly two million Syrians have fled to Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan and North Africa, the UNHCR says. They include 40,000 Syrian Kurds who flooded into Iraqi Kurdistan in the past week. Unicef executive director Anthony Lake said Syrian youth were bearing the brunt of the war, which has taken the lives of some 7,000 children among the estimated 100,000 victims.

    .

    The one millionth child refugee was not just another number, he said. “We must all share the shame, because, while we work to alleviate the suffering of those affected by this crisis, the global community has failed in its responsibility to this child. We should stop and ask ourselves how, in all conscience, we can continue to fail the children of Syria,” he said.

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    Short cut to: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20130824/world/Child-refugees-fleeing-Syria-reach-one-million.483368

  • Phool

    Miranda Richardson: ‘I love doing new or unvisited stuff’

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    Q: One of your new projects is Maleficent, a spin on the Sleeping Beauty tale with Angelina Jolie and Peter Capaldi. Was that a good experience?

    .

    A: I’m completely unrecognisable, like seven hours in prosthetics, that sort of madness. Lenses, teeth, ears – I looked like a ginger-haired bad little fairy with attitude. Pretty frightening. Peter Capaldi, the new Doctor Who, bless him, went through about the same amount of pain in hair and makeup. And after all that, you have to do some acting. It’s wearisome.

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    Short cust to:http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2013/aug/18/miranda-richardson-interview-happy-days

  • Rose

    @Phool: @Phool: Good morning Phool And all the other early birds. Phool it’s heart breaking watching the reports on tv and reading all article on what’s happening in Syria. Phool, thank God there are people like Angie who are not afraid to speak out for all people who are living in fear fir their safety Daily.

    Phool, I saw on tv last night a little item about the possibility of you know what may take place very soon. I don’t want o say anymore so I will not be accused of spreading false hope, lol.

    Phool, can you believe KW sold out and showed his daughter for ratings on her grandmother show? I heard the show was a bust with an average of about 200,000 per show compared to the talk with millions. I must say the baby is very cute.

  • Phool

    OT-Funny
    :
    Angelina Jolie and Tom Cruise lookalikes brandishing fake guns for photo shoot are mistaken for armed gang
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    24 Aug 2013 01:28

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    Police officers chased a boat full of action hero lookalikes after they were seen brandishing fake guns as part of a publicity stunt.The drama unfolded on the Thames yesterday as lookalikes of Angelina Jolie, Daniel Craig, Tom Cruise and Arnold Schwarzenegger helped launch the Thamesjet ride, marketed as “London’s most extreme river experience”.

    .

    A member of the public called the police, fearing that an armed gang was preparing to commit a crime at Westminster Pier, London. Officers soon found out that the guns were fakes and the only shooting was by photographers. Paul Ellerby, commercial director of City Cruises, which runs the speedboat rides, said of the incident: “It was a bit alarming to see four policemen jump out of a boat and run towards us – we thought maybe the pier was being evacuated for some reason.

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    “It soon became clear what it was about, and I think the police could see the funny side of it when they realised what was going on.“Because we were only doing photography, not filming, we didn’t have to get permission from the Port of London Authority for what we were doing.”However, in hindsight, given the nature of what we were doing, it would probably have been wise.”

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    Scotland Yard said police were called by a concerned member of the public who had seen a number of people on a boat on the Thames dressed in military clothing and carrying what appeared to be imitation firearms.

    A spokeswoman said: “Officers from the Marine Policing Unit attended and quickly established that these were actors taking part in a promotional event.“The actors and the event organisers were given words of advice and the incident was resolved amicably. There were no arrests.”

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    Check out all the latest News, Sport & Celeb gossip at Mirror.co.uk http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/angelina-jolie-tom-cruise-lookalikes-2214806#ixzz2csbjNJNu
    Follow us: @DailyMirror on Twitter | DailyMirror on Facebook

  • Rose

    To: Love The Jolie Pitts:

    Good day to one of my favorite person, Love the Jolie Pitts. Love anytime I see your moniker my heart sings, you’re such a kind and loving person. I wish I could meet you in person. I know it will never happen but I want you to know that you’re always in my prayer because you are so special. You always know what to say and how to say it. You never preach or pretend to know everything. You are the voice of reason. Just want you to know that’s how I feel about you. Love, Rose.

  • Phool

    Good Morning My dear sister Rose

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    How are you my dear? I had a feeling that either we will see Angie going out there soon to do a visit at the refugee camp considering the Syrian massacre,the world cant keep its eyes & ears shut for longer its time to take some form of action. Unfortunately the whole of Middle East is around each others throats there is no “Voice of reason” I can only pray these leaders like Assad see sense and see what they are doing to their fellow countrymen. It is heart breaking when you see these men. women & children destitute, you want to do so much for them but due to so many red type factors getting in the way , you cant.

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    Yes Rose God bless people like Angleina Jolie that don’t shirk from their “beliefs and responsibilities in making a change” may there be many like her to give voice to the voiceless. God give her health & strength & good fortune to carry on this good deed in making a change. She keeps making us proud of her no wonder Brad says lifes one constant adventure since he’s been with her and may this adventure keep on taking to higher levels.

  • Phool

    # 80 Rose @ 08/24/2013 at 6:08 am
    I saw on tv last night a little item about the possibility of you know what may take place very soon. I don’t want o say anymore so I will not be accused of spreading false hope, lol.

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    Come on sister keep spreading hope despite its credibility lol.

    Didn’t I tell you yesterday KW sold out big time, he did appear quite smitten & chuffed papa bless him, it seems after all Kris wasn’t fibbing when she said baby North will be unveiled in her show, well that’s one way of looking at it. Baby is cute, I just hope they give it a normal life with out cameras following her 24/7. But that’s wishful thinking her sister Kourtneys child Mason has came into the world in the glare of camera upon his others Vaj since day 1, so may be baby North will be like Mason and take it all in her stride.

    I think the rating’s for the show that KW came to must be higher, the bigger question is would Kris keep the momentum, I don’t think so I still think the show will tank by the end of the year.

  • Rose

    Good morning my dear sister Phool. I always look for your moniker first thing when I come on to the Site. You make my day and then we get to gossip and have fun. I have more fun with you and Phool than you can imagine. Just want you to know I’m so happy to have met you on line and you’re my on line buddy. Phool, I don’t know if you’re old enough to remember when people had pen pals. I never had one but I believe if I was around then I would have loved to have you as a pen pal. We would have had some fun, gossiping and shooting the breeze about nonsense.

    Phool, what happen to Ticky, no new photos for two days? I guess the kiss did not go over well. Oh well, now she has to think up something else to get the loved up photos coming to her hens, lol.

    Phool, I don’t believe Angie will be going to Syria anytime soon, it’s too dangerous and they will not risk her safety, just my opinion.

  • Phool

    Aid worker tells of awful aftermath –
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    Independent.ie
    Source: independent.ie

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    AN IRISH woman working with Syrian refugees has spoken about the aftermath of alleged gas attacks in Damascus.

    AN IRISH woman working with Syrian refugees has spoken about the aftermath of alleged gas attacks in Damascus.

    Aoife McDonnell (27), pictured, from Cork, assisted grief-stricken family members in a refugee camp just 15km from the Syrian border.

    She is the external relations officer for the UNHCR, and is working in the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan – only a two-hour drive from Damascus, where the attacks reportedly happened.

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    “In the camp, the refugees are in a state of shock. I had one family who had relatives that died. “The refugee camp is 15km from the border – you can hear the fighting at night time.”

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    Ms McDonnell, who has been working with Syrian refugees for two years, said that the images and news that emerged were horrifying.

    “On a personal level, seeing the images of children injured and even dead – it is really upsetting.”

  • Rose

    @Phool: Phool, I’m sure pimp mama got a bump in ratings, but there is only one baby to debut. I don’t know where are they going to get the other bump from to bring up her ratings? About that subject that I’m not mentioning, I have a feeling it’s a done deal already, I hope I’m wrong because I’d like to see photos.

    Did you see Nicole Kidman talking about her fake marriage to Tom C. That reminds me of Brad saying he was trying to find an interesting project and he was not living n interesting life. I bet you one hundred dollars Nicole will not get any flack for telling the truth about her fake marriage. Just goes to show the Jolie Pitt’s are judged under a different criteria from everyone else.

  • Phool

    #Rose @ 08/24/2013 at 6:33 am

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    Oh Rose stop it your too kind with your words bless you, youre making me blush like beetroot here lol, hey lets upgrade from on line buddy to on-line sisters ok I demand it lol, see i’m not bossy .I have had the same fun with you & others,despite the fact we may all have individual likes & dislikes but we don’t mind sharing them and having a laugh together . I love the camaraderie that we all have just love it.
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    Talking about dangerous subjects what’s this I read on Brads last thread you mentioned some Sex tape & Ticky, Lord have mercy that image just made me gag several times since reading it & still feel sick to my stomach lol. Still cant get that fake forced kiss out of my mind, all the posters at CB were bashing him lol, I guess its safe to say Squiggy is in it for the long hall, Tickys actually found her soul mate in him. I haven’t seen two pathetic fame hoes in my life that are so suited to each other, not only on looks, likes
    & dislikes, she gets to be the bigger star in the relationship compared to him, and he gets her bigger bank balance, no wonder Norman left happily knowing she’s in safe hands lol.
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    You don’t think Angie would go? I think the opposite I think she would be going soon but hey just speculating. But knowing her as a Special Envoy for Refugees, she might pay a visit to the UN after all the girl doesn’t just do the talk, but also walks the walk. Dont you agree Rose.

  • Rose

    Good morning Were The Morons, just wants to give you a big shout out this morning. I see Ben A is still catching flack for signing up to play Bat Man. I’m watching tv and the reporter is asking several’ men on tv what they think about BA playing Bat Man and every one of the men thought BA was not the right man for that role. I’m not a BA fan so I have no comment on that one. WTM, how is the weather in your area? We have been having great weather here. Very comfortable here, we are so lucky. Normally this time of the year we are burning up, not this year, :-). WTM, did you see the picture of Brad with Richard Simmonds over at BRANGELINA forum a few days ago? You could see pax in the background.

    I hope PT did not see that photo because Brad was wearing his draw string pants, lol. He was looking mighty fine to me.

  • Phool

    #Rose @ 08/24/2013 at 6:49 am
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    Rose I think Kris next target for rating would be to bring her Son -in -law Lamar Oldham to confess & boo hoo that he’s not a cheater and he loves Khloe. I’m thinking like Kris here the women is going to use all the family related connections lol.

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    Sorry for the rant that i’m about to go into, but Nicole Kidman knew what she was getting into fake or not and so did Katie Holmes, I cant stand these women all of a sudden acting innocent is a big No No. what Nicole needs to remember is she was a nobody from Australia who became a somebody by marrying Tom Cruise end off. Why is Nicole doing “A Ticky” which means still stalking your EX for extra publicity because you are in a relationship with a nobody, not saying KU is a nobody but Really does Nicole really have nothing else to talk about apart from reminiscing the good old days with Tom & still managong to throw shade at it. She’s been doing this thing of dropping snarly comments here and there in every interview and that’s honestly is very off putting in my eyes. That shows one she’s not happy in her relationship and two showing disrespect to the current partner. When your wife & partners is still banging on about the EX husband she divorced over 10 years ago how do you think KU or Squiggy feel.

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    Good point you picked upon Brad saying he was trying to find something interesting in life but you know Brad got burned by the Ticky hens for that comment Of course Nicole wont be getting any media flak for the failed marriage that’s only reserved for Brad,its called double standards.

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  • Rose

    @Phool: That’s a deal Phool, we are sisters. Phool, family have likes and dislikes but we still love each other that’s what’s good about having an opinionated family.

    Phool, i believe the UN are the ones to schedule Angie’s trips? with the volatile situation over there I don’t believe they will give her the go, but what do I know. As you mentioned we are speculating. I believe if it was up to her she would go.

    Alec Baldwin’s wife gave birth to a baby girl yesterday. I hope this
    baby will help to keep him calm.

    Phool, girl, why did you have to mention Ticky and tacky kissing, omg what an awful looking kiss. It looked painful to me and I’m being serious.

  • Phool

    Continuing our daily series that looks ahead to the key movies of the 2014 awards season. Next up: 12 Years a Slave
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    • Steve McQueen to direct 12 Years a Slave
    • 12 Years a Slave: first trailer hits web
    Xan Brooks
    Wednesday 21 August 2013

    theguardian.com

    http://www.theguardian.com/film/2013/aug/21/oscar-predictions-2014-12-years-a-slave

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    This year’s …
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    Django Unchained in that it’s a brutal account of strong-willed slave in the segregated south. That said, expect fewer wisecracks, gun-play and 70s soul music on the soundtrack.

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    What’s it all about?
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    12 Years a Slave is the memoir of Solomon Northup, born free in upstate New York but sold into bondage in 1840s Louisiana. Directed by the British artist Steve McQueen, the film version casts Chiwetel Ejiofor as Northup and Michael Fassbender (the star of McQueen’s two previous features) as plantation owner Edwin Epps. Northup protests his innocence and demands his freedom. But the north is a memory and, amid the cotton plantations outside New Orleans, he realises that he is merely one of many faceless, stateless pieces of property.

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    How did it happen?
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    A longstanding passion project for McQueen, whose wife first found the book (which was then out of print), it was formally announced in August 2011. The film shot in Louisiana in the summer of 2012 with a reported budget of $20m (£12m). Co-stars include Benedict Cumberbatch as a Baptist preacher, Quvenzhané Wallis (Oscar-nominated for Beasts of the Southern Wild) as Northup’s daughter and co-producer Brad Pitt in a supporting turn as a Canadian carpenter and outrider for the abolitionist cause.

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    Nominations it wants
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    McQueen, a favourite of the art-house festival circuit, appears to be eyeing a mainstream breakthrough with his biggest film to date, while writer John Ridley (Three Kings and U-Turn) has a shout in the race for best adapted screenplay. Yet 12 Years a Slave turns the stage over to the main performers. Expect it to feature in the acting categories.

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    What it might win
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    Emboldened by excited advance word, bookies recently slashed the odds on Chiwetel Ejiofor being named best actor to 10/1, just behind Idris Elba (Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom) and Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street). In the meantime, Pitt and Fassbender run the risk of cancelling each other out in the supporting actor section. Is this shortlist big enough for the both of them?

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    Reasons to fall for it
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    The trailer suggests that 12 Years a Slave is an altogether more conventional movie than Hunger or Shame, the director’s two previous features. It’s full of sweeping strings, impassioned speeches and the sight of a wronged and noble hero fighting the forces of institutionalised bigotry. Hopefully, McQueen’s formal precision will stop it straying into Amistad country.

    Reasons it might fail
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    The sweeping strings, the impassioned speeches. The hackneyed plot about the wronged and noble hero. Worst of all, it could fall between two stools – being neither spare and rigorous enough to satisfy McQueen’s fanbase nor, perhaps, soupy and sentimental enough to please the multiplex crowd.

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    When can we see it
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    12 Years a Slave was tipped by some to premiere at this year’s Cannes film festival but it’s now set to now premiere in Toronto (a more reliable Oscar launchpad anyway), from where it will be rolled out to the US (on 18 October) and the UK (24 January).

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    In five words
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    Hard walk to promised land.

  • Rose

    @Phool: I saw a photo of KKO coming from the gym yesterday, she looked very sad to me. Phool, remember when KKO started up with LO he was with his children’s mother and he left her after several years and marry KKO in about a month after meeting her. What the saying ball players are Players. If he leaves his children and their mom for you in such a short time that should have given her pause.

    About Nicole Kidman, she is a strange bird in my opinion. What I’m saying is that woman has two adopted children with TC and she’s never seen with them or even refers to them as her children in that article. She talked about the two children with KU as if those are her only children.

  • Phool

    # Rose @ 08/24/2013 at 7:31 am
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    Yes AB wife gave birth to a baby girl, I think Rose there already are signs of AB keeping calm lol I read some where quite recent that he was paying compliments to his Ex wife Kim Basinger on how beautiful she is Oh well makes a change for verbal abuse thrown at her, I guess its safe to say he’s calmed down for the moment till the next trigger point sets him off lol.

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    Lol sorry for mentioning Tickys product placement PDA look at it this way its fake as Smart water. Odd isn’t it when Ticky has a movie coming out she takes a Chat show host to Cabo, when she wants some one to biich about Angie on her behalf she takes a hen with her, this time its her BFF Jason Batemen. I guess once back JB will be giving more interviews how could Brad leave the beautiful one, how he wasn’t in his right mind in leaving hollywood’s most banged up body, for the “deliciously beautiful , evil Angelina Jolie” oh the horror . Hens do these things like clockwork.

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    One think you never will see either of their Blood Family at these vocations. My bad she just said in interview her amazing friends & amazing fiancee are her family, how sad is that. why cant she donate the money she spends twice a year to Cabo and give it to some local orphanage there or get smart water to pay on her behalf instead of spending it on her vanity projects of “me me me in my bikini”.

  • Rose

    @Phool: Phool, remember Jason Bateman went to MAMS red carpet and told the interviewer he came to support VV? You’re right we have never seen Ticky with her family on a vacation like Brad and Angie who vacationed with their family, brother, sisters, mother, father, nieces and nephew. Now that’s a close family.

    Phool, I went over to baby NW thread yesterday just to look at what people were saying. Phool, there are some very sick people out there, omg.

  • Phool

    #Rose @ 08/24/2013 at 7:51 am
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    I didn’t know he was married before and that he left his wife and kids for KKO, that’s sad to hear, these baseball players like you said really are players off court as well lol. I dont think the marriage will last.

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    In regards to Nicole I think in her divorce agreement she must have had some gagging order or something which has expired after a period, because she never was this vocal about Tom when she first got divorced and now all of a sudden its Tom this and Tom that. She’s acting as if aliens had abducted her and she’s just come out of a coma.

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    As for her adopted children, sorry to use adopted because she never has shown any genuine love or desire for them despite her being a mother now with KU. She doesnt seem to be spending any time with them despite they are young adults now,well they way she is filiming 24/7 she’s not spending time with her new family is she?.
    Bck to her kids with Tom, what I find a bit odd and off putting, she can at least mention how proud she is of them how on straight and narrow they are, compared to their age group from hollywood, but its always nothing from her. I just find the women a cold fish that’s my opinion sorry NK fans out there. Tom i have to give credit where credit is due is a good father despite what his personal beliefs are no one can say he’s a bad father. Don’t get me started on the Suri drama, her mother has more hand in her up bringing than Tom. Damn I cant believe i’m defending the guy despite not being able to stand him (sorry Love The JoliePitts, I know you are big TC fan lol).

  • Phool

    #Rose @ 08/24/2013 at 8:08 am
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    In regards to MAMS red carpet lets be clear why Jason B went to support VV is because he was Tickys Fckk buddy at the time & he wanted to get a closer look at the steaming hot Vibes coming from Brad & Angie. Can you Imagine when he went back to Ticky giving her & her hens the eye wittness acount and said “don’t worry Rachel, he will dump the evil leather clad vixen she may have the look of a she devil, she will chew him out in no time” he’s coming back to you. And that Rose my dear was in 2005, now we are in 2013 and JB is still telling Ticky and her hens the same thing don’t worry Rachel you keep gyrating those greek hips of yours and kissing Squiggy at the Cabo pool side, that will show Brad what he’s missing he’ll be here begging for forgivness. Don’t forget JB is swimming in Tickys kool-aid, just like her other dog Chealse Handjob.

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    Talking about families Rose the Irony is the media painted Angie as having no relationship with Brads family at all, but the reality is Dough Pitt said in his own words “Angie was/is family from day one” , how many vocations have all Brads parents had family had with Angie & Brad , how many Christmases, Birthdays & anniversaries they have been celebrated them together. No one can deny the bond they have with Angie & the bond Angie has with them all. How many times have Brads parents visited Brad & Angie while they were away working in Venice, Britain, Germany,Africa,etc.

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    That what normal happy families do not like Ticky who venomously deny the existent of her family , doesn’t acknowledge them publically, never spends any holidays with them , I bet she had the same pattern going on with Brads family as well. After all she was too busy playing Rachel wasn’t she, and Rachel don’t do family.

  • anustin

    @Phool:

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    Likewise phool.

  • Rose

    @Phool: LO was not married, he had a significant other, Liza Moral who gave him three children, one died and they have a teenager about 15 yo and one about 12 yo.

    I see JB still getting paid for his undercover work, lol. However, it did not bring Brad back to her. I wish we could find out what went down to cause the split with her and cc. Maybe cc told her the truth to get a life and stop harassing BA.

  • Phool

    anustin @ 08/24/2013 at 8:52 am
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    Good Morning anustin how are you my dear? Remember yesterday you couldnt remember Al Gore’s wife name its Mary Elizabeth “Tipper” Gore. I ‘ve seen lot of people have compaired Ticky and Squiggys awkward kiss to the Al Gores lol, I’m suprised JJ stoped posting daily feeds from Cabo I guess its a slow making out under the sun day? its that or its raining lol.

  • Phool

    #Rose @ 08/24/2013 at 8:55 am
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    Thanks for the LO info, still no justification is there Oh well you reap what you sow, I was over at CB cant believe some posters going after a baby North just because they don’t like their parents how pathetic is that some subjects should be off limits end off.

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    I think when Courtney didn’t want to play the Ticky game of support her blatant ,fabricated lies about Brad that was the end of that relationship with CC & her god daughter. I think with Ticky its “my way or the high way” mantra. She’s a person with vindictive personality and rather sound her self with people who abide by that rule them selves. I’m surprised Ticky didn’t invite Melissa Etheridge to her Mexican affair i bet they would have had alot in common especially with their hate for Angie and their non toxin body talk.